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--- Amy Hale <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> >--- Alizah E Solomon <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > > Can anyone tell me about the Welsh text called
> the
> > > Barddas?  Is this concidered a scholarly text?
> >
> >I am sure the author considered himself a scholar.
> >
> >   Is
> > > it authentic?
> >
> >No.
>
> That doesn't seem to be a totally fair assessment.
> The author actually was  very talented.

Most forgers are.  But that was not what I understood
Alizah to be asking.

 >Is Barddas what it claims to be?  No.
> However, it does not  mean that it is devoid of any
>significance or that  it is not an interesting
> text.

You may well be right.  What do you see as its
significance for Celtic studies?  In what way do you
find it interesting?

Andrea Sophia

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